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For Current Students

Please see the department FAQ if you have questions about Mathematics or the Mathematics Department. For questions not answered there, current students should contact their advisor, and prospective undergraduate students should contact Dr. Francisco Alarcón (, the chairperson of the department.  Prospective graduate students should contact the graduate coordinator (Dr. Rick Adkins ( for Applied Mathematics or Dr. Mary Lou Metz ( for Elementary and Middle School Mathematics Education).

Contact Dr. Christoph Maier ( if you are interested in pursuing an internship.

Students may search for job opportunities at IUP’s Career and Professional Development Center.  Other sources of information about careers in mathematics can be found at the websites of various professional organizations:

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)

Mathematical Association of America (MAA)

American Mathematical Society (AMS)

Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) 

American Statistical Association (ASA)

If you are considering a career as an actuary, you should prepare for the actuarial exams.

More information for students can be found below.

The Mathematics Department maintains facilities for student study, research, and socialization.
Student Organizations
Organizations for students with an interest in mathematics or mathematics education.
Mathematics Tutoring Times
Mathematics graduate students offer free tutoring for 100- and 200-level mathematics courses.
Scholarships available for students in Mathematics and Mathematics Education
  • Mathematics Department
  • Stright Hall, Room 233
    210 South Tenth Street
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2608
  • Fax: 724-357-7908
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
  • 12:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m.